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Education/Certifications  

  • Self Taught Metalsmith/Jewelry Artist 2006-current
  • IMBA Level One Certification : 2016
  • Julian Cox Classic Cocktail Certification : 2015 

Lectures

  • Perk Up Thursday Coffee, SCC Entrepreneurial Center, Lincoln NE August 2017
  • Findings Jewelry Symposium, Grand Marais, MN June 2017
  • SNAG Conference, New Orleans, LA May 2017
  • Tsuru, Lincoln, NE December 2016
  • Decorah High School, Decorah, IA December 2016
  •  Palos Verde Art Center, Palos Verde, CA November 2016
  • Laurel School, Shaker Heights, OH April 2016
  • Brockway Center for Arts, Brockway, PA March-May 2016
  • Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX March 2016
  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX March 2016
  • Palos Verde Art Center, Palos Verde, CA February 2016
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC November 2015
  • Seton Hill University, Greensburgh, PA October 2015
  • Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA October 2015
  • Metal Flux Arts Center, Mentor, OH October 2015
  • Carlton College, Northfield, MN September 2015
  • MNJAG, Edina, MN September 2015
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI September 2015
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley, MI September 2015
  • Edinboro University, Edinboro, MI September 2015

Workshop Instruction

  • Findings Jewelry Symposium, Grand Marais, MN June 2017
  • Touchstone Center for Craft, Farmington, PA August 2017
  • Halstead Bead Co, Prescott, AZ February 2017
  • Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA October 2016
  • Flux Metal Arts, Mentor, OH September 2016
  • Brockway Center for the Arts, Brockway, PA May 2016
  • Halstead Bead Co, Prescott, AZ February 2016
  • Guilded Lynx, Ridgefield, CT October 2015
  • Flux Metal Arts, Mentor, OH October 2015
  • Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA October 2015
  • Brockway Center for Art & Technology, Brockway, PA October 2015
  • Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis, MN August 2015
  • Danaca Designs, Seattle, WA July 2015

Residency Host

  • "Get Lost, Do Art" Case of the Nomads Artist Residency, Joshua Tree National Park, CA March 29th-April 4th 2017

Exhibitions

  • Arising by Yoko Ono, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, November 2016-February 2017
  • Material Girl, Brockway Center for Arts, Brockway, PA May 2016
  • Co:Operative Garnish, Collaboration with Michael Dale Bernard Brooklyn Metal Works, NY,  Feb 2016
  • Co:Operative Garnish, Collaboration with Sofia Bjorkman, Brooklyn Metal Works, NY, Feb 2016
  • Co:Operative Garnish, Collaboration with Sofia Bjorkman, Baltimore Jewelry Center, MD Dec 2015
  • Play That Funky Music, Online Crafthaus, April 15-May 15 2014
  • Red Carpet Event, SNAG Conference, April 2014
  • Buckle Up: Belt Buckles Beyond Function, Online Crafthaus, Nov 2013
  • A CASA Museum of Brazilian Object, Chain Project, Feb-March, San Paulo Brazil 2013
  • Chain Project, Online Crafthaus, Nov-Dec 2012

Publications/Freelance Writing

  • Facet Jewelry (Online), Free Form Bi-Monthly Newsletter, May 2017-April 2018
  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Easy Fold Forming: One Fold, Three Cuffs, November 2015
  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Build an Asymmetrical Necklace from Sketch to Finish, May 2015
  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Navigating the SNAG Circus, March 2015
  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Omega Clip, September 2014

Adventures

  • Tour Aotearoa : 30 days, 3000km, Solo Bike Tour, New Zealand February 2018
  • Solo Van Life : Across the United States July 1st 2015-Current
  • SSAZ : Woman’s Dead Fucking Last, Canyon Creek AZ February 2015
  • AIDS Lifecycle : 545 miles/7 days, San Fransisco to Los Angeles, CA June 2013
  • Syllamo’s Revenge : Woman’s 15th Place, Mountain View, AR April 2013
  • Psycowpath MTB : Woman 2nd/3rd Place, Nebraska, Race Season 2013
  • Dakota-50 : Woman’s 28th Place, Spearfish, SD August 2012

Work Experience

  • Case of the Nomads, Capt of Nomadic ComRADeship, July 2015-Current
  • Kalmbach Publishing Company, Freelance Writer Art Jewelry Magazine/Books, 2013-Current
  • Casey Sheppard Designs, Owner/Fabricator, 2007-Current
  • Touchstone Center for Craft, Small Metals Tech, June2016-Sept 2016
  • Miss G Designs, Intern (3 month internship) , March 2014-June 2014
  • Michael Schmidt Studios, Single Project Bench Jeweler, 2013
  • Syndey Lynch Jewelry, Bench Jeweler, 2008-2009

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